As one of the top producing Renovation Loan Specialists in the country, Barry Koven is known for his product knowledge, customer service, professionalism and integrity. Barry’s success is not limited to only renovation loans, he is proficient with all real estate financing including condos, coops, single and multi-family homes as well as commercial property Financing. Working at one of the nation’s leading non-bank lending institutions with over 50 investors allows Barry to finance most real estate transactions even the out of the box borrowers, condo and coop buildings.
Renovation/Construction financing is what Barry refers to as “The best kept secret in the mortgage industry”. This product allows one to borrower the funds for both the purchase and renovations of a home, to fix up a home already owned, or to build a new home. Barry can finance a home in any condition even with legal/title issues or no Certificate of Occupancy and the appraisal is based on after completed value and usage.
Barry’s passion and desire to help people make their homeownership dreams a reality is evident on every transaction. Customer service and loyalty have always been a top priority, which has enabled Barry to be an extremely successful top producer in his marketplace after 13 years.
Prior to his highly successful mortgage career, Barry spent over 20 years in the music business achieving great success ending up as the Senior Vice President of National Sales at one of the largest and most innovative record labels TommyBoy Music / Warner Music Group where he was responsible for the sales and marketing of many gold and multi-platinum recording artists.
Barry lives in Brooklyn NY with his wife of over 20 years and could not be more proud of his 2 children in high school and college.
NJ LIC # 404510 / NY LIC # 404510
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